Critical Race Theory Panic Is Stopping Teachers from Teaching About Juneteenth

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2022
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Before President Biden signed legislation recognizing Juneteenth as a federal holiday in 2021, most Americans would’ve had to Google it if you’d asked them to explain the holiday’s significance.

While some Black communities have celebrated the day marking the announcement of the end of slavery in Texas–especially there in the Lone Star state–understanding of the holiday varied widely, and many Americans had never even heard of it. Now, the holiday’s crossover into the mainstream, complete with time off for federal employees and merchandise on Amazon, is coinciding with a rash...

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